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3 reasons attackers love your servers

37% of cyberattacks are discovered on servers, making them the most likely place to identify an attack in an organization. That’s one of the alarming stats taken from a recent Sophos survey of 2,700 IT managers around the world. But why are servers such tempting targets for hackers? 1. Servers are high value Servers often […]

16 vulnerabilita critiche, alcune delle quali sfruttate, sono state risolte negli aggiornamenti Windows di luglio 2019

Microsoft ha rilasciato gli aggiornamenti di sicurezza del mese di luglio. Le correzioni fornite questo mese riguardano 77 vulnerabilita associate a Windows e a una serie di applicazioni software eseguite su Windows, principalmente Internet Explorer, DirectX e il sottosistema grafico. Adobe questo mese non ha effettuato la sincronizzazione dei propri prodotti con le patch rilasciate. […]

VLC player has a critical flaw – and there’s no patch yet

On the flip side, there are currently no known cases of the vulnerability being exploited in the wild Share On the flip side, there are currently no known cases of the vulnerability being exploited in the wild Germany’s national Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-Bund) has issued a security advisory to alert users of VLC media […]

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Share ESET researchers release new findings about malware linked to the Ke3chang APT group, including details about Okrum, a previously unreported backdoor ESET researchers release new findings about malware linked to the elusive Ke3chang APT group, including details about a previously unreported backdoor that they named Okrum. There are still over 800,000 internet-facing systems that […]

With FaceApp in the spotlight, new scams emerge

ESET researchers discover fraudulent schemes piggybacking on the popularity of the face-modifying tool FaceApp, using a fake “Pro” version of the application as a lure The latest hype around the FaceApp application has attracted scammers who want to make a quick profit. The FaceApp application, which offers various face-modifying filters, is available for both Android […]